The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: You Won't Be Satisfied Until You Break My Heart

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "You Won't Be Satisfied Until You Break My Heart" by Les Brown and His Orchestra with Doris Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Playlist For June 3, 2020

The playlist for the June 3, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Boulevard Of Broken Dream

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" by Ted Weems and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I Heard

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Heard" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, June 1, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Sing Song Swing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sing Song Swing" by Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 29, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Green Eyes

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Green Eyes" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Christopher Columbus

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Christopher Columbus" by Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Playlist For May 27, 2020

The playlist for the May 27, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)" by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Personality

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Personality" by Johnny Mercer.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line